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Suggest medicines for constipation

Dear doctor, my 3 year old daughter has been suffering from constipation since yesterday. As of today, it s already been 3 days she hasn t pass stools. She s trying since last night but couldnt till this moment. She s suffering and crying in pain. Please advise. Thanks
Tue, 29 Nov 2016
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dear parent, you can use lactulose syrup 3 times daily until she passes stool and then stop.. or you can use glycerine suppository once, If she didn't pass stool you can repeat it
make sure she drinks enough water, and eat a fiber rich diet such as oranges and bran
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